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Yossi Vardi shows that data transfer by

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 11, 2006

Yossi Vardi shows that data transfer by snail is faster than broadband. “He showed a slide of a snail hitched to a tiny chariot with DVDs for wheels. If each disk contains 4.7 gigabytes of data, and if the snail (chasing a scrap of lettuce) travels at 0.000023 metres per second, the snail-system performance rate is over thirty-seven megabits per second. That blows ADSL out of the water.”